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Melissa & Doug Toy Sale-SAVE 25% now til October 31, 2019

Tuesday, October 1, 2019 - Thursday, October 31, 2019
12:00 am
Hurry in to Sweet Earth Jewelry & Gifts in Sycamore and get a head start on your holiday shopping with 25% OFF all Melissa & Doug toys for the month of October! We have the largest selection in the …

Drop-In Glidden Homestead Museum Tour Tuesdays

Tuesday, October 1, 2019
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Drop in and see the National Register of Historic Places site where barbed wire was invented with an in-depth guided tour. Tuesdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. beginning in April and running into …

Drop-In Glidden Homestead Museum Tour Tuesdays

Tuesday, October 8, 2019
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Drop in and see the National Register of Historic Places site where barbed wire was invented with an in-depth guided tour. Tuesdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. beginning in April and running into …

Drop-In Glidden Homestead Museum Tour Tuesdays

Tuesday, October 15, 2019
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Drop in and see the National Register of Historic Places site where barbed wire was invented with an in-depth guided tour. Tuesdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. beginning in April and running into …

Drop-In Glidden Homestead Museum Tour Tuesdays

Tuesday, October 22, 2019
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Drop in and see the National Register of Historic Places site where barbed wire was invented with an in-depth guided tour. Tuesdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. beginning in April and running into …

Paint Your Favorite Book

Tuesday, October 22, 2019
5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Join us for a night of painting! You will need to bring a copy, or grab one from upstairs if we have it, and then come downstairs to paint something that reminds you of the book! Whether that be a …

Horror Film Series: The Exorcist

Tuesday, October 22, 2019
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
In celebration of the Egyptian Theatre's 90th anniversary, we present the Horror Film Series this October. Join us every Tuesday night at 7:00 PM for thrills and chills on the largest movie screen in …

Adult Horror Night: The Conjuring 2 (2016)

Wednesday, October 23, 2019
5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Calling all horror movie fans! Join us this October for our Adult Horror Night, where we will be showing some SPOOKtacular movies. The movies are as followed: Thursday, October 3 at 5:00 p.m.: …

Spooktacular – Downtown DeKalb Trick-or-Treat

Thursday, October 24, 2019
4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Dress up in your best Halloween costume and bring the kids out for a safe, fun, trick-or-treating event at over 30 downtown businesses For more information visit downtowndekalb.org or call …

Illinois Breast and Cervical Cancer Program: Informational Session (bilingual)

Thursday, October 24, 2019
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Join us for an information session on the Illinois Breast and Cervical Cancer Program (IBCCP). The IBCCP helps to provide screening tests for breast and cervical care, such as: clinical breast exam …

Green Lens Film Series: Little Pink House

Thursday, October 24, 2019
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
A small-town nurse named Susette Kelo emerges as the reluctant leader of her working-class neighbors in their struggle to save their homes from political and corporate interests bent on seizing the …

The Dean Martin & Jerry Lewis Tribute Show

Friday, October 25, 2019
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis were the hottest act in America during the early 50's. Dean of course, the straight man, with a charming voice and Jerry the lovable goof ball added the comedy. Never have …

Autumn Craft & Treasures Market

Saturday, October 26, 2019 - Sunday, October 27, 2019
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
The 47th annual Autumn Craft & Treasures Market, sponsored by the Sycamore Music Boosters and partnering with Heartland Bank, is part of the Sycamore Pumpkin Festival weekend October 26 & 27, 2019. …

Halloween Walk

Saturday, October 26, 2019
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Bring your little ghosts and goblins to Trick-Or-Treat the Downtown Sandwich Businesses!

The Story of Smoky the War Dog

Saturday, October 26, 2019
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Stop by the library to hear the amazing story about Smoky the War Dog. From a lucky chance discovery at he bottom of an abandoned fox hole in Papua New Guinea during WWII to becoming a famous …

Russian Ballet Theatre presents “Swan Lake”

Saturday, October 26, 2019
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Those faithful to the tradition of Swan Lake, must see Russian Ballet Theatre’s new production of Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky’s timeless classic. Choreographer Nadezhda Kalinina (Mariinsky Theatre, …

Pumpkin Fest Historic Homes Tour

Sunday, October 27, 2019
Celebrate Pumpkin Fest with the DeKalb County History Center's Historic Homes tour. Tickets are $25 per person/$40 a pair. Advance available at the DeKalb County History Center and Sweet Earth the …

Drop-In Glidden Homestead Museum Tour Tuesdays

Tuesday, October 29, 2019
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Drop in and see the National Register of Historic Places site where barbed wire was invented with an in-depth guided tour. Tuesdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. beginning in April and running into …

Paint a Pumpkin

Wednesday, October 30, 2019
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Are you feeling both creative and in the fall mood? Does painting a pumpkin sound fun to you? Then come join us for this free program! All supplies will be provided. This program is limited to …

Senior Tech Workshop: Aging Lively with Technology

Thursday, October 31, 2019
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Aging Lively with Technology” is a series of five workshops that help older adults and children with aging parents get the most out of social media, smart phones, wearables, home monitorin …

Adult Horror Night: Us (2019)

Thursday, October 31, 2019
5:00 pm - 7:30 am
Calling all horror movie fans! Join us this October for our Adult Horror Night, where we will be showing some SPOOKtacular movies. The movies are as followed: Thursday, October 3 at 5:00 p.m.: …

Coyote Crawl 5K

Friday, November 1, 2019
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Join the Midwest Museum of Natural History on Friday November 1st as we host our very first 5K run on the grounds of the Sycamore Park District. There will be a Live Coyote presentation by Big Run …

REZA

Friday, November 1, 2019
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
WDKB FM welcomes REZA! Don’t expect rabbits out of hats! Reza's current tour transports concert level lighting & production merged with the most incredible cutting-edge magic in existence today. Reza …

International Indian Icon 20 Episode Production

Saturday, November 2, 2019 - Thursday, November 7, 2019
Gee Vision & Redberri Earth Foundation present 3iii - a platform for Indian talent across the globe and the biggest Indian performance reality show! Go to internationalindianicon.com for event and …

Health Insurance and Wellness Fair

Saturday, November 2, 2019
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Do you have questions about insurance coverage for the upcoming year? Are you interested in learning more about local health and wellness resources? Rep. Jeff Keicher, Rep. Tom Demmer, the Illinois …

Stunning Show & Yarn Tasting

Saturday, November 2, 2019
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
What could be more fun than an afternoon playing with yarn? Join us on Saturday, November 2nd from 2-5pm in our comfy student center for a yarn tasting and more! Yarn tasting will include …

This Is Prince

Saturday, November 2, 2019
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Dressed to the 9's, Dean Ford embodies PRINCE with every fiber of his being, giving you a show as close as you will ever get to the real thing. Ford and company perform all the hits you know and …

Learn to Crochet a Cowl

Sunday, November 3, 2019
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Join us for a cozy learn to crochet workshop and leave with your own warm and snugly cowl! Workshop includes everything you will need to create this project along with instruction and guidance …

35 MM Film: E.T.

Sunday, November 3, 2019
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
What better way to celebrate the 90th anniversary of the Egyptian Theatre than with a 9 month celebration of some of the most well known films over the past 90 years. This special film series will be …

Drop-In Glidden Homestead Museum Tour Tuesdays

Tuesday, November 5, 2019
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Drop in and see the National Register of Historic Places site where barbed wire was invented with an in-depth guided tour. Tuesdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. beginning in April and running into …

Tinkercad Essentials – Sharpen Your 3D Design Skills

Wednesday, November 6, 2019
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Interested in 3D design but don’t know where to begin? Tinkercad is a free, easy to use program that introduces users to the basics of 3D design. In this class we will discuss the basics of 3D …

Knittin’ with Kittens

Wednesday, November 6, 2019
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Knit or crochet with adorable kitties from Tails! Work on your latest project with the help of some new furry friends. Don’t know how? No problem! Experienced instructors will be available to help …

Americana at NIU

Thursday, November 7, 2019
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Fifth House Ensemble showcases contemporary piano trios by Stacy Garrop, Dan Visconti, Donald Crockett, and Paul Schoenfield on November 7. Hear each composer’s unique aural landscape, rich with …

International Indian Icon: 3iii Fashion Show

Friday, November 8, 2019
International Indian Icon - a platform for Indian talent across the globe and the biggest Indian performance reality show! Visit internationalindianicon.com for event and ticket …

International Indian Icon Grand Finale

Saturday, November 9, 2019
International Indian Icon - a platform for Indian talent across the globe and the biggest Indian performance reality show! Go to internationalindianicon.com for event and ticket …

Think Floyd USA

Saturday, November 9, 2019
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Think Floyd USA celebrates the music of Pink Floyd with a full-production tribute performance that showcases an energetic and phenomenally gifted cast alongside mesmerizing lights and video. …

Wonderful World of Christmas Craft & Vendor Show

Sunday, November 10, 2019
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Plan now to attend the 31st annual Wonderful World of Christmas Craft & Vendor Show Sunday, November 10, 2019 at the Genoa-Kingston High School on Route 72 (just west of Genoa, IL) from 10 a.m. to 4 …

Kevin’s Comedy Hour

Monday, November 11, 2019
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Everyone likes a good laugh and we have some funny teens right here in DeKalb. Come enjoy a comedy show of jokes and silly commentary from Kevin, a local teen who hopes to get you laughing. After …

The ABBA Show at Egyptian Theatre

Monday, November 11, 2019
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Brighten up your fall with some of the catchiest music ever written as The ABBA Show brings a lavish tribute to the Swedish pop icons to the Egyptian Theatre in DeKalb on Wednesday, November 6 at …

Drop-In Glidden Homestead Museum Tour Tuesdays

Tuesday, November 12, 2019
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Drop in and see the National Register of Historic Places site where barbed wire was invented with an in-depth guided tour. Tuesdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. beginning in April and running into …

Download Ebooks and Audiobooks from Your Library

Wednesday, November 13, 2019
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Did you know you can download free ebooks and audiobooks using your library card? Join us for a program that is designed to answer your questions and help you get up and running with Libby ebooks and …

Senior Tech Workshop: Aging Lively with Technology

Thursday, November 14, 2019
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Aging Lively with Technology” is a series of five workshops that help older adults and children with aging parents get the most out of social media, smart phones, wearables, home monitorin …

Holiday Traditions at Ellwood House Museum

Friday, November 15, 2019 - Sunday, December 8, 2019
Kick off your holiday season with a visit to the elegantly decorated Ellwood mansion. Enjoy a guided tour during the last two weeks of November, or join us for the three-day holiday event weekend in …

NIU Men’s Basketball vs Coppin State

Friday, November 15, 2019
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Military and First Responder Appreciation Night Asmission: $8 For tickets and more information visit niuhuskies.com Location: NIU Convocation Center 1525 W Lincoln Hwy, DeKalb, IL 60115

Hinkley Craft Show

Saturday, November 16, 2019
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Find all your gifts and decorations for the holidays at the Hinckley Community Building on Saturday, November 16th from 9am-5pm. Visit 20 crafters and direct sales vendors, plus food will be …

Epic Tabletop Game

Saturday, November 16, 2019
11:30 am - 4:30 pm
Are you ready to face the challenge of the most epic battle of all time? Learn the rules and strategies of Heroscape. Can you survive the battle? This free program is for teens ages 12-18. …

NIU Men’s Basketball vs Rockford University

Saturday, November 16, 2019
3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
NIU Basketball Camper Reunion Day Admission: $8 Location: NIU Convocation Center 1525 West Lincoln Highway DeKalb, IL 60115-2854 815-752-6800 Click HERE  to buy your tickets!

Learn to Knit Workshop – Create a headband

Saturday, November 16, 2019
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Join us for a cozy learn to knit workshop and leave with your own warm and snugly headband! Workshop includes everything you will need to create this project along with instruction and guidance …

NIU Men’s Basketball vs Longwood

Monday, November 18, 2019
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Collegiate Hoops Road Show Presented by AtmosAir Admission: $8 Convocation Center

Drop-In Glidden Homestead Museum Tour Tuesdays

Tuesday, November 19, 2019
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Drop in and see the National Register of Historic Places site where barbed wire was invented with an in-depth guided tour. Tuesdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. beginning in April and running into …

Teen Tech: Transfer T-Shirts

Tuesday, November 19, 2019
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Join us to drive our two Parrot Mambo drones! We’ll have an obstacle course set up in the Zimmerman Room to test your driving skills. This free program is intended for youth in 6th-12th …

Friends Trivia Night

Tuesday, November 19, 2019
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Are you an avid fan of Friends? Do you think you can answer all the questions concerning the series? Well, now it’s time to put your knowledge to the test. Friends Trivia Night is a free event for …

Revisionist Grazing at The Art Box

Friday, November 22, 2019 - Sunday, November 24, 2019
Revisionist Grazing”, an exhibition of two-dimensional studio media by Gary Schirmer, will be on display at THE ART BOX, 308 East Lincoln Highway in downtown DeKalb, from November 24 – January 31 …

Burl Ives, Midwestern Minstrel

Saturday, November 23, 2019
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Burl Ives was and is an iconic figure in the annals of American Folk Music and he got his start in the farms & fields of Southern Illinois near the small towns of Hunt City and Newton. Ives went …

Resume Workshop

Monday, November 25, 2019
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Are you interested in local job opportunities? Are you tired of submitting too many online job applications? Come learn about new local free resources that connect jobseekers with employers in the …

NIU Men’s Basketball vs Oakland

Monday, November 25, 2019
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fansgiving! Admission: $8 For tickets and more information visit niuhuskies.com Location: NIU Convocation Center 1525 W Lincoln Hwy, DeKalb, IL 60115

Drop-In Glidden Homestead Museum Tour Tuesdays

Tuesday, November 26, 2019
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Drop in and see the National Register of Historic Places site where barbed wire was invented with an in-depth guided tour. Tuesdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. beginning in April and running into …

Santa Comes to Town

Thursday, November 28, 2019
Cookies, cocoa,  and caroling at the Egyptian Theatre help to celebrate Santa's arrival into Downtown DeKalb. For more information visit cityofdekalb.com

IHSA Football Championships

Friday, November 29, 2019 - Saturday, November 30, 2019
NIU Huskie Stadium - 1245 Stadium Drive, DeKalb (map) Welcome to the IHSA State Football Championships at Huskie Stadium! 2 days, 8 games, 16 teams, thousands of football fans from across the …

Movie Showing: Toy Story 4

Friday, November 29, 2019
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Join Woody, Buzz, and the gang as they head off on a wild and crazy road trip with Bonnie and her new craft-project-turned-toy, Forky. The innocent little spork’s hilarious antics launch everyone on …

35 MM Film: It’s A Wonderful Life

Sunday, December 1, 2019
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
What better way to celebrate the 90th anniversary of the Egyptian Theatre than with a 9 month celebration of some of the most well known films over the past 90 years. This special film series will be …

Game Night for Friends, Family, and People with Disabilities

Monday, December 2, 2019
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
This game night is intended to offer a fun environment for friends, family, and people with disabilities to gather and enjoy themselves. Simple games will be provided such as chess, checkers, Uno, …

Local Jobs and Hiring Resources Workshop

Monday, December 2, 2019
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Are you interested in local job opportunities? Are you tired of submitting too many online job applications? Come learn about new local free resources that connect job seekers with employers in the …

Drop-In Glidden Homestead Museum Tour Tuesdays

Tuesday, December 3, 2019
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Drop in and see the National Register of Historic Places site where barbed wire was invented with an in-depth guided tour. Tuesdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. beginning in April and running into …

Cat Yoga for Teens

Wednesday, December 4, 2019
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Cats & Yoga?! TAILS Human Society brings the cats to YOU while all levels yoga instruction and totally “paw”some cat puns are provided by Angelina of Find What Moves You. Be prepared for a fuzzy out …

Carriage Rides in Downtown DeKalb

Saturday, December 7, 2019
Enjoy a complimentary old-fashioned horse-drawn carriage ride around downtown DeKalb and visit with Santa. Visit dekalb.org or call 815-756-6306 for more information

Visits with Santa

Saturday, December 7, 2019
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Bring your wishlists and come meet the jolly man himself  in Downtown DeKalb, Van Buer Plaza from 11 am - 2 pm Location: 148-198 N 2nd St, DeKalb, IL 60115 For more information visit …

Shabbona’s 1st Annual Holiday Festival of Lights

Saturday, December 7, 2019
3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Holiday Festival of Lights Visit with Santa Enjoy an indoor Vendor Fair Tinez Taco Truck Meet Alpacas & Scottish Cattle Water Tower Park and United Church of Christ - corners of N. Illini St. …

A Sandwich Christmas

Saturday, December 7, 2019
4:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Partnered with the Sandwich Park District, the SACC presents A Sandwich Christmas! Many children's activities offered by the downtown Sandwich Businesses. You can even meet with Santa! Free …

Carol of the (Berim) Baus

Saturday, December 7, 2019
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
For the third year running, the library is delighted to host Projeto Arcomusical in an after-hours holiday concert open to the public. The ensemble will play special arrangements of holiday music as …

Maker Monday: Decoupage Fabric Ornaments

Monday, December 9, 2019
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
On Maker Monday, we’re creating our very own custom ornaments just in time for the holidays! All tools and supplies are provided for this free class. Participants need to be at least 12 years old …

Drop-In Glidden Homestead Museum Tour Tuesdays

Tuesday, December 10, 2019
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Drop in and see the National Register of Historic Places site where barbed wire was invented with an in-depth guided tour. Tuesdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. beginning in April and running into …

Holiday Tunes by Huntley Middle School Chamber Orchestra and Clinton Rosette’s Band of Stringz

Wednesday, December 11, 2019
6:30 pm - 7:15 pm
The Huntley Middle School Chamber Orchestra and the Clinton Rosette Band of Stringz drops by the library to showcase their talents! The groups will be performing holiday tunes and more in the main …

Visits with Santa

Thursday, December 12, 2019
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Bring your wishlists and come meet the jolly man himself  in Downtown DeKalb, Van Buer Plaza from 11 am - 2 pm Location: 148-198 N 2nd St, DeKalb, IL 60115 For more information visit …

Murder at the Ugly Holiday Sweater Party

Friday, December 13, 2019
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
It’s the most wonderful time of the year, right? A time of snow falling, twinkling lights and the excitement of the holiday season! It’s also a time for entertaining and friends have gathered to …

A Charlie Brown Christmas: Live On Stage

Friday, December 13, 2019
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Everyone’s favorite holiday classic comes to life in the all-new touring production A CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS LIVE ON STAGE! Join Charlie Brown, Snoopy, Lucy, Linus, and the whole Peanuts gang as …

Mighty Makers: STEAM Gingerbread Houses

Saturday, December 14, 2019
10:30 am - 11:30 am
Calling all Mighty Makers! Your challenge this month: build a gingerbread house that can withstand a winter storm. (Winter storm provided, courtesy of a hairdryer.) We’ll have the graham crackers, …

Visits with Santa

Saturday, December 14, 2019
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Bring your wishlists and come meet the jolly man himself  in Downtown DeKalb, Van Buer Plaza from 11 am - 2 pm Location: 148-198 N 2nd St, DeKalb, IL 60115 For more information visit …

Silent Auction and Holiday Art and Crafts Fair

Saturday, December 14, 2019
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Are you looking for the perfect handmade craft or piece of artwork for your family and friends this holiday season? Join us for our Holiday Arts and Crafts Fair Saturday December 14th from 11 am to 4 …

The Prophecy Show

Sunday, December 15, 2019
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
North America's MOST POPULAR and LONGEST RUNNNIG tribute to TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA is coming to the Egyptian Theatre! A production value and cast with record sell-outs that are absolutely unmatched …

Milk and Cookies with Santa

Monday, December 16, 2019
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
After a reading of The Night Before Christmas, enjoy milk and cookies while you visit with Santa! Parents are welcome to take photos. Library staff will also be available to take a picture of the …

Maker Monday: Build an Ornamental Wreath

Monday, December 16, 2019
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
This Maker Monday is all about getting into the holiday spirit as we learn to make a ornamental wreath! All tools and supplies are provided for this free class. Participants need to be at least 12 …

Santa Visit!

Tuesday, December 17, 2019
10:00 am - 11:30 am
Santa is coming to the DeKalb Public Library to chat with all his young friends! Drop in at any time between 10:00 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. for a brief visit with Santa in the Children’s Department of the …

Drop-In Glidden Homestead Museum Tour Tuesdays

Tuesday, December 17, 2019
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Drop in and see the National Register of Historic Places site where barbed wire was invented with an in-depth guided tour. Tuesdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. beginning in April and running into …

NIU Women’s Basketball vs Eastern Illinois

Thursday, December 19, 2019
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
STAR WARS NIGHT! Admission: $8 NIU convocation center

NIU Women’s Basketball vs SIU/WIU

Friday, December 20, 2019
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Youth Day Admission: $8 NIU Convocation Center

Diamond Rio

Friday, December 20, 2019
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
102.3 FM The Coyote is thrilled to welcome DIAMOND RIO and their Holiday & Hits tour! Signed to Arista Records and in 1991 with the release of “Meet In The Middle” became the first country music …

Visits with Santa

Saturday, December 21, 2019
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Bring your wishlists and come meet the jolly man himself  in Downtown DeKalb, Van Buer Plaza from 11 am - 2 pm Location: 148-198 N 2nd St, DeKalb, IL 60115 For more information visit …

NIU Men’s Basketball vs Green Bay

Saturday, December 21, 2019
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Canned Food Drive! Admission: $8 NIU Convocation Center 1525 West Lincoln Highway DeKalb, IL 60115-2854 815-752-6800 Click HERE  to buy your tickets!

Drop-In Glidden Homestead Museum Tour Tuesdays

Tuesday, December 24, 2019
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Drop in and see the National Register of Historic Places site where barbed wire was invented with an in-depth guided tour. Tuesdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. beginning in April and running into …

Movie Showing: The Lion King

Friday, December 27, 2019
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Disney and visionary director Jon Favreau invite you to experience a grand, epic adaptation of the award-winning, global phenomenon, The Lion King. Brought to life like never before with an all-star …

NIU Women’s Basketball vs. Drake

Sunday, December 29, 2019
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Holiday game, Ugly Sweater day, and Alumni game! Admission: $8 NIU Convocation Center

Drop-In Glidden Homestead Museum Tour Tuesdays

Tuesday, December 31, 2019
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Drop in and see the National Register of Historic Places site where barbed wire was invented with an in-depth guided tour. Tuesdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. beginning in April and running into …

Noon Year’s Eve Party

Tuesday, December 31, 2019
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Celebrate the coming of the new year! Make a noisemaker, toss confetti, and as 12:00 approaches, we’ll start a “noon year” countdown. No registration is required to attend this free …

Drop-In Glidden Homestead Museum Tour Tuesdays

Tuesday, January 7, 2020
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Drop in and see the National Register of Historic Places site where barbed wire was invented with an in-depth guided tour. Tuesdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. beginning in April and running into …

NIU Women’s Basketball vs Toledo

Saturday, January 11, 2020
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Military Appreciation! Admission: $8 NIU Convocation Center 1525 W Lincoln Hwy, DeKalb, IL 60115

NIU Men’s Basketball vs. Eastern Michigan

Saturday, January 11, 2020
3:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Pup Club Day & Black-out game! Admission: $8

NIU Men’s Basketball vs. Akron

Tuesday, January 14, 2020
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Welcome Back Students Night! Admission: $8 Location: NIU Convocation Center 1525 W Lincoln Hwy, DeKalb, IL 60115

NIU Men’s Basketball vs Kent State

Wednesday, January 15, 2020
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Gather Event! Admission: $8 NIU convocation center

Laughter Yoga

Thursday, January 23, 2020
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
It may sound hilarious, but it’s also healthy! Laughter Yoga is a practice involving prolonged voluntary laughter and is based on the belief that this provides the same physiological and …

LEGO Engineering: Boats on Wheels

Saturday, January 25, 2020
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
This month, LEGO Club attendees will need to harness their creative thinking as they design boats on wheels. Materials will be provided to make sails, and our LEGO Engineers will have to figure out …

Humor is Mankind’s Greatest Blessing: a Warren Brown a.k.a. Mark Twain Presentation

Saturday, January 25, 2020
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
A reporter asked Mark Twain if life was worth living. He replied, “It depends on the liver.” Join us as Warren Brown depicts the humor of Mark Twain. You’ll be told partial truths, lies, tall …

NIU Men’s Basketball Vs. Western Michigan

Saturday, January 25, 2020
3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Scout Day! Admission: $8 Location: NIU Convocation Center 1525 West Lincoln Highway DeKalb, IL 60115-2854 815-752-6800

Northern Illinois Bridal Expo

Sunday, January 26, 2020
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
You’re invited to the Northern Illinois Bridal Expo! Join us for an eventful day at NIU’s Duke Ellington Ballroom. Come have fun in a relaxed, fun filled environment.  Meet fellow brides and area …

The 57 Bus: A True Story of Two Teenagers and the Crime That Changed Their Lives

Tuesday, January 28, 2020
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Do you love to read and talk about books and have a snack, too? Teen Book Mob is here for you! The 57 Bus: A True Story of Two Teenagers and the Crime That Changed Their Lives, a YALSA Award for …

NIU Men’s Basketball vs Ohio

Tuesday, January 28, 2020
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Study Night at the Convo Admission: $8 Location: NIU Convocation Center 1525 W Lincoln Hwy, DeKalb, IL 60115

Kindergarten Readiness Community Forum

Thursday, January 30, 2020
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
We encourage everyone that has an interest in school readiness and academic success to join the ROE for the Kindergarten Readiness Community Forum. We will answer questions about what kindergarten …

Promoting Your Non-Profit on a Limited Budget

Thursday, January 30, 2020
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Non-profit entities provide a wide range of free or inexpensive services to their communities. But as a non-profit on a limited budget, how do you let the public know about the benefits of these free …

Harlem Globetrotters at NIU Convocation Center

Thursday, January 30, 2020
7:00 pm
The world-famous Harlem Globetrotters, featuring larger than life entertainers, will bring their ALL-NEW show, "Pushing the Limits" to the NIU Convocation Center on January 30, 2020. Don't miss …

Movie Showing: Abominable

Friday, January 31, 2020
10:00 am - 2:30 pm
After teenage Yi discovers a Yeti on the roof of her apartment building, she and two friends set out on a quest to reunite the creature with his family. However, with a wealthy financier and a …

NIU Women’s Basketball Vs. Buffalo

Saturday, February 1, 2020
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Diversity and Inclusion Day Location: NIU Convocation Center 1525 West Lincoln Highway DeKalb, IL 60115-2854 815-752-6800 Click HERE  to buy your tickets!

NIU Men’s Basketball vs Miami (OH)

Saturday, February 1, 2020
3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
NIU Diversity and Inclusion Day Admission: $8 Location: NIU Convocation Center 1525 West Lincoln Highway DeKalb, IL 60115-2854 815-752-6800

NIU Men’s Basketball vs Kent State

Saturday, February 8, 2020
3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Faith and Family Day Admission: $8 Location: NIU Convocation Center 1525 West Lincoln Highway DeKalb, IL 60115-2854 815-752-6800

NIU Women’s Basketball vs Miami (OH)

Wednesday, February 12, 2020
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wear Pink Day! For tickets and more information visit niuhuskies.com Location: NIU Convocation Center 1525 W Lincoln Hwy. DeKalb, IL  60115

NIU Women’s Basketball Vs. Western Michigan

Saturday, February 15, 2020
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
PLAY4KAY Click HERE  to buy your tickets! Location: NIU Convocation Center 1525 West Lincoln Highway DeKalb, IL 60115-2854 815-752-6800

CASA Volunteer Info Session

Thursday, February 20, 2020
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Do you want to change a child's story? You can! CASA DeKalb County serves as the voice for 100% of abused and neglected children in DeKalb County. We could not fulfill our mission without the help …

NIU Women’s Basketball vs Central Michigan

Saturday, February 22, 2020
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Cram the Convo! Alumni Day and Senior Day! Admission: $8 Location: NIU Convocation Center 1525 W Lincoln Hwy, DeKalb, IL 60115

NIU Men’s Basketball Vs. Central Michigan

Saturday, February 22, 2020
3:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Cram the Convo! Alumni Day and NIU 125 Celebration Admission: $8 Location: NIU Convocation Center 1525 West Lincoln Highway DeKalb, IL 60115-2854 815-752-6800

CASA Volunteer Info Session

Tuesday, February 25, 2020
9:30 am - 10:30 am
Do you want to change a child's story? You can! CASA DeKalb County serves as the voice for 100% of abused and neglected children in DeKalb County. We could not fulfill our mission without the help …

NIU Women’s Basketball vs Eastern Michigan

Wednesday, February 26, 2020
6:00 pm - 9:00 am
Eastern Michigan Visits NIU for a Wednesday night game! For tickets and more information visit niuhuskies.com Location: NIU Convocation Center 1525 W Lincoln Hwy, DeKalb, IL 60115

NIU Men’s Basketball vs. Toledo

Tuesday, March 3, 2020
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Space Jam Night! Admission: $8 NIU convocation center

NIU Women’s Basketball vs Ball State

Wednesday, March 4, 2020
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Power of the Pack Admission: $8 NIU Convocation Center

NIU Women’s Basketball vs Ball State

Wednesday, March 4, 2020
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Power of the Pack Admisson: $8 For tickets and more information visit niuhuskies.com Location: NIU Convocation Center 1525 W Lincoln Hwy, DeKalb, IL 60115

NIU Men’s Basketball vs. Ball State

Friday, March 6, 2020
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Senior Night! Admission: $8 NIU convocation center

2020 MAC Wrestling Championships

Saturday, March 7, 2020 - Sunday, March 8, 2020
Northern Illinois University will host the Mid-American Conference Wrestling Championships March 7-8, 2020 at the NIU Convocation Center in DeKalb, IL. Ticket information for this event will be …

Gaelic Storm-Live in Concert!

Saturday, March 7, 2020
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
It’s hard to imagine a band just coming into their own after 20 years of success, but that’s exactly what makes a true anomaly. This multi-national, Celtic juggernaut grows stronger with each live …

IESA State Wrestling Meet

Friday, March 13, 2020 - Saturday, March 14, 2020
The DeKalb County Convention and Visitors Bureau and Northern Illinois University (NIU) are proud to host the Illinois Elementary School Association (IESA) State Wrestling Meet.  2020 marks the 22nd …

10th Annual Royal Children’s Ball

Friday, March 13, 2020
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The 10th annual Royal Children’s Ball benefitting the DeKalb County Youth Service Bureau is Friday, March 13th from 6 to 9 PM at NIU’s Castle, Altgeld Hall. Music, magic, balloons, games, crafts, …

Taste of Spring

Wednesday, April 8, 2020
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Discover Sycamore is proud to present the 11th Annual Taste of Spring in downtown Sycamore on Wednesday, April 8th from 4 to 8 pm. Experience an evening dedicated to the finer things in life. …

Sycamore Farmers Market

Tuesday, June 2, 2020
3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Eat Fresh, Buy Local, and Be Well! We invite you to shop for locally grown just-picked produce, fresh from the farm. We are one of the few authentic farmers markets in our area. Our mission is to …

Sycamore Farmers Market

Tuesday, June 9, 2020
3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Eat Fresh, Buy Local, and Be Well! We invite you to shop for locally grown just-picked produce, fresh from the farm. We are one of the few authentic farmers markets in our area. Our mission is to …

Sycamore Farmers Market

Tuesday, June 16, 2020
3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Eat Fresh, Buy Local, and Be Well! We invite you to shop for locally grown just-picked produce, fresh from the farm. We are one of the few authentic farmers markets in our area. Our mission is to …

Sycamore Farmers Market

Tuesday, June 23, 2020
3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Eat Fresh, Buy Local, and Be Well! We invite you to shop for locally grown just-picked produce, fresh from the farm. We are one of the few authentic farmers markets in our area. Our mission is to …

Sycamore Farmers Market

Tuesday, June 30, 2020
3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Eat Fresh, Buy Local, and Be Well! We invite you to shop for locally grown just-picked produce, fresh from the farm. We are one of the few authentic farmers markets in our area. Our mission is to …

Sycamore Farmers Market

Tuesday, July 7, 2020
3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Eat Fresh, Buy Local, and Be Well! We invite you to shop for locally grown just-picked produce, fresh from the farm. We are one of the few authentic farmers markets in our area. Our mission is to …

Sycamore Farmers Market

Tuesday, July 14, 2020
3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Eat Fresh, Buy Local, and Be Well! We invite you to shop for locally grown just-picked produce, fresh from the farm. We are one of the few authentic farmers markets in our area. Our mission is to …

Sycamore Farmers Market

Tuesday, July 21, 2020
3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Eat Fresh, Buy Local, and Be Well! We invite you to shop for locally grown just-picked produce, fresh from the farm. We are one of the few authentic farmers markets in our area. Our mission is to …

Cruise Night

Saturday, July 25, 2020
3:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Hop into your vintage ride and cruise over to Downtown Sycamore for classic cars, live entertainment, and two days of fun. Dozens of classic cars will paint the streets with beauty during this …

Sycamore Farmers Market

Tuesday, July 28, 2020
3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Eat Fresh, Buy Local, and Be Well! We invite you to shop for locally grown just-picked produce, fresh from the farm. We are one of the few authentic farmers markets in our area. Our mission is to …

Sycamore Farmers Market

Tuesday, August 4, 2020
3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Eat Fresh, Buy Local, and Be Well! We invite you to shop for locally grown just-picked produce, fresh from the farm. We are one of the few authentic farmers markets in our area. Our mission is to …

Sycamore Farmers Market

Tuesday, August 11, 2020
3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Eat Fresh, Buy Local, and Be Well! We invite you to shop for locally grown just-picked produce, fresh from the farm. We are one of the few authentic farmers markets in our area. Our mission is to …

Sycamore Farmers Market

Tuesday, August 18, 2020
3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Eat Fresh, Buy Local, and Be Well! We invite you to shop for locally grown just-picked produce, fresh from the farm. We are one of the few authentic farmers markets in our area. Our mission is to …

Sycamore’s Ribs, Rhythm & Brews Fest

Saturday, August 22, 2020
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Ribs Rhythm and Brews Fest is held in the heart of Downtown Sycamore. Your choice of award winning ribs from around the midwest! Bring your dancing shoes because our 2020 headliner is once again BACK …

Sycamore Farmers Market

Tuesday, August 25, 2020
3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Eat Fresh, Buy Local, and Be Well! We invite you to shop for locally grown just-picked produce, fresh from the farm. We are one of the few authentic farmers markets in our area. Our mission is to …

Sycamore Farmers Market

Tuesday, September 1, 2020
3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Eat Fresh, Buy Local, and Be Well! We invite you to shop for locally grown just-picked produce, fresh from the farm. We are one of the few authentic farmers markets in our area. Our mission is to …

Sycamore Farmers Market

Tuesday, September 8, 2020
3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Eat Fresh, Buy Local, and Be Well! We invite you to shop for locally grown just-picked produce, fresh from the farm. We are one of the few authentic farmers markets in our area. Our mission is to …

Sycamore Farmers Market

Tuesday, September 15, 2020
3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Eat Fresh, Buy Local, and Be Well! We invite you to shop for locally grown just-picked produce, fresh from the farm. We are one of the few authentic farmers markets in our area. Our mission is to …

Sycamore Farmers Market

Tuesday, September 22, 2020
3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Eat Fresh, Buy Local, and Be Well! We invite you to shop for locally grown just-picked produce, fresh from the farm. We are one of the few authentic farmers markets in our area. Our mission is to …